All posts tagged "high school diploma"

  • Donald Huston, center, puts a graduation cap on his mother, Dorothy L. Liggett as Akron Schools Superintendent David James, left, presents her belated North High School diploma on Wednesday, March 9, 2016, in Fairlawn, Ohio. Liggett was a few weeks from graduation from Akron's North High School in 1942 when officials discovered she was married. Liggett and her late husband, John Huston, ran away to Kentucky to get married after her husband was called into the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. (Michael Chritton/Akron Beacon Journal via AP)
    Woman, 93, gets high school diploma denied over her marriage

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A 93-year-old Ohio woman has received the high school diploma she was denied because of rules that expelled married students. Dorothy Liggett was a few weeks from graduation from Akron’s North High School...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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